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  1. Michael-Roo

    Coin prices continue to rise

    Me too. £3, wins or no, is neither here nor there.
  2. Michael-Roo

    More Pennies

    'Minor'? Ridiculous. How many confirmed examples do we now have, seven, eight? They've included the 1694 MVRIA halfpenny for many years even though, until a recent fourth came to light, only three were known. And if we're talking about early milled minor varieties, and whether or not they are deemed worthy of inclusion, just one 'off the top of my head' example of many, I'd suggest they might like to reconsider would be their 1675 farthing, no stop after CAROLVS. Again, been listed for years, and given a value, yet has anyone here ever seen one? I haven't, nor am I aware of anyone who has.
  3. Michael-Roo

    1981 25p "Experimental Coin"

    Same design as the old halfpenny trial dies. I have the 1957 one.
  4. Michael-Roo

    1879 Penny shuttle variety

    How about this for 'extra metal'.
  5. Michael-Roo

    1953 Farthing

    The most common.
  6. Michael-Roo

    1953 Farthing

    Standard 2/B, and not a proof.
  7. Michael-Roo

    Coin prices continue to rise

    Sachin Tendulkar, surely?
  8. Michael-Roo

    Coin prices continue to rise

    Strike a light!
  9. Michael-Roo

    Coin prices continue to rise

    I've a large bag of tulip bulbs in the shed. A grand a piece to anyone who wants some.
  10. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    I can't imagine what their ugly coins might look like.... https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/72366/i.html?_ssn=coin.empire&store_name=coinempirenumismatica&_oac=1
  11. Michael-Roo

    name for large marbles

    'Ollies' were your regular marbles. The larger ones and ball bearings were 'Bullies'.
  12. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    Yes, I thought it a tad mushy looking too.
  13. Michael-Roo

    Ebay's Worst Offerings

    'Light tooling'? Whitby Goth eyeliner. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/374212849519?mkevt=1&mkpid=2&emsid=e90001.m43.l1123&plmtId=700008&mesgId=3024&mkcid=8&ch=osgood&bu=44013324433&trkId=edbf371e-b52f-493a-9f67-a641c0f92a12&cnvId=700003&recoId=374212849519&recoPos=1